Dr. Pedro Valdes, MD

Dr. Pedro Valdes, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 74
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Dr. Pedro Valdes, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Anchorage, AK and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from U Chile Santiago in 1968 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

2741 Debarr Rd Ste 416

Anchorage, AK 99508

Contact Information

(907) 258-4430

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Valdes performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Maze Procedure
normal
more than 54% of peers
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
normal
more than 54% of peers
Mitral Valve Surgery
normal
more than 51% of peers

Dr. Valdes's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

38  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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29  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alaska.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • U Chile Santiago
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • U Chile Med Sch
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Cedars Sinai Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • MT Auburn Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • U Chile Med Sch
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Huntington Meml Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Valdes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Valdes' Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Valdes to family and friends
8 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Valdes' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I was very impressed with Dr. Valdes and his staff. They answered any questions or concerns promptly and I felt that my surgery and recovery were better than I had anticipated. I had my aortic valve replaced in March 2017 and my recovery is already at 100%.
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He saved my husbands life, what more is there to say. He was consulted after an angiogram failed to offer any help. He opened up his scheduled and performed surgery on my husband, 5-bypass. He has the best bedside manner and is very thorough in his explanation. He listened to my husband and his...more
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My husband was under the care of Dr. Valdes for emergency open heart / Quadruple bypass. Not only did the good doctor save his life but, his bedside manner and obvious concern or my husband were above and beyond any care I have ever witnessed. I can never fully express or thank him for the...more
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